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  • THE EXTERMINATION OF LIDICE: FIRST PICTURES, 1945

    THE EXTERMINATION OF LIDICE: FIRST PICTURES, 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: German official photographer 1943-07

    The entire Czech mining village of Lidice, near Kladno, was wiped out by the Germans on 11 June 1942, on suspicion of harbouring the murderers of the SS leader and butcher Heydrich. Every man in the village was shot. The women were deported to a...

  • WEST AFRICAN CASUALTIES IN BURMA, AUGUST 1944

    WEST AFRICAN CASUALTIES IN BURMA, AUGUST 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal West African Frontier Force photographer

    Doctors tend a wounded soldier of the 81st West African Division in an improvised operating theatre in the Kaladan Valley, Burma.

  • NORTH CARIBBEAN ARMED FORCES DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    NORTH CARIBBEAN ARMED FORCES DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    The Governor, Sir Arthur Richards, takes the salute as the Jamaica Infantry Volunteers march past at Kingston, Jamaica.

  • THE AUXILIARY TERRITORIAL SERVICE IN TRINIDAD, 1945

    THE AUXILIARY TERRITORIAL SERVICE IN TRINIDAD, 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    A group of ATS (Auxiliary Territorial Service) clerks at work in the storeroom of the Trinidad Base Command, Port of Spain, Trinidad in 1945.

  • CARIBBEAN ARMED FORCES DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    CARIBBEAN ARMED FORCES DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    During 'Soldier Week', when a welfare fund was launched for West Indian troops serving overseas, troops of the South Caribbean Force are seen marching along Queen Street, Port of Spain, Trinidad.

  • CIVIL DEFENCE IN THE CARIBBEAN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    CIVIL DEFENCE IN THE CARIBBEAN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    Colonel Stanley, Secretary of State for the Colonies, inspecting the Guard of Honour comprised of men of the Kingston Fire Brigade during his visit to Jamaica in January 1945.

  • THE AUXILIARY TERRITORIAL SERVICE IN TRINIDAD, 1945

    THE AUXILIARY TERRITORIAL SERVICE IN TRINIDAD, 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    An inside view of the ATS (Auxiliary Territorial Service) Library at the St James Depot, Port of Spain, Trinidad. Two librarians are at work. The bag at the bottom left of the picture contains magazines and other literature for troops.

  • CARIBBEAN ARMED FORCES DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    CARIBBEAN ARMED FORCES DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    Trinidad units of the South Caribbean Force undergoing bayonet practice at a training camp.

  • FIJI ISLANDERS FIGHTING IN THE PACIFIC, 1944

    FIJI ISLANDERS FIGHTING IN THE PACIFIC, 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Wright Rob

    Troops of the Fiji Infantry Regiment preparing for embarkation for overseas service against the Japanese.

  • BRITISH GENERALS 1939-1945

    BRITISH GENERALS 1939-1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    Lieutenant General A E Percival (1887 - 1966): Lieutenant General Percival leaving a plane on his arrival in Singapore as the new GOC Malaya.

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